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CURRENT AFFAIRS MCQS OF 9TH MARCH 2022
Q.1 BE(A)WARE is a booklet featuring modus operandi of financial frauds. The booklet has been released by which organisation?
Q.2 RBI has launched a 24×7 Helpline for Digital Payments. What is the name of this initiative?
Q.3 The PAN-India programme ‘Jharokha’ has been launched by the Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Textiles to promote traditional Indian handicrafts, handlooms, and art & culture. The inaugural celebration of the programme was held in which city?
Q.4 How many women were felicitated with the ‘Nari Shakti Puraskar’ for the year 2020 and 2021, on the occasion of International Women’s Day on March 08, 2022?
Q.5 The C-DAC has launched a new supercomputer named PARAM Ganga, with computing capacity of 1.66 petaflops. Where is the supercomputer installed?
a. IISER Pune
b. IIT Delhi
c. IIT Roorkee
d. IISc Bengaluru
Q.6 Noor-2 is a military satellite launched by which country recently?
Q.7 Russia has overtaken which country to become the most sanctioned country in the world?
Q.8 What is the theme of the Janaushadhi Diwas 2022?
a. Jan Aushadhi-Jan Upyogi
b. Achi Dawa, Sasti Dawa
c. Seva Bhi – Rozgar bhi
d. Ayushman Bharat, Swastha Samaj
Q.9 Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited and who has signed an MoU towards green energy goals?
a. Bank of Baroda
b. Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited
c. Coal India
Q.10 Which is the headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)?
b. New York
Q.1 b) Reserve Bank of India has launched a booklet named “BE(A)WARE” which features common modus operandi used by fraudsters and precautions to be taken while carrying out various financial transactions.
Q.2 a) “DigiSaathi” is a 24×7 Helpline for Digital Payments.This service will provide users with automated responses on information related to digital payment products and services. Presently it is available in English and Hindi language.
Q.3 b) The Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Textiles are organising a programme called “Jharokha-Compendium of Indian handicraft/ handloom, art and culture” to celebrate the traditional Indian handicrafts, handlooms, and art & culture. The first event under this celebration has been organized in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh at Rani Kamlapati Railway Station, on March 08, 2022, which also marks International Women’s Day.
Q.4 a) Overall 29 women were conferred the award for the years 2020 and 2021 in recognition of their outstanding and exceptional work towards empowerment of women, especially the vulnerable and marginalised.
Q.5 c) The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) has designed and commissioned a supercomputer named “PARAM Ganga”, at IIT Roorkee on Mar
Q.6 b) The Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) successfully launched a military satellite, Noor-2, into orbit at an altitude of 500 kilometres (311 miles) from earth, on March 08, 2022. This is the second military satellite launched by Islamic Republic.
Q.7 d) Russia has become the most sanctioned country in the world, due to its invasion on Ukraine, according to a New York-based sanctions watchlist site Castellum.AI. Before this, Iran was the most sanctioned country, facing 3,616 sanctions against it over the last decade.
Q.9 b) Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited and Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited have signed a Memorandum of Understanding towards green energy goals and a carbon-neutral economy.
ch 07, 2022, under Phase II of National Supercomputing Mission (NSM).PARAM Ganga has a supercomputing capacity of 1.66 Petaflops.